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By Ray Celestin

ISBN-10: 1492609188

ISBN-13: 9781492609186

In a city jammed with voodoo and gangsters, a feeling of intoxicating secret usually beckons from the again alleys. but if a true serial killer roams the sultry nights, even the corrupt police officers can't see the clues. that's, until eventually a letter from the Axeman himself is released within the newspaper, proclaiming that any domestic enjoying jazz song can be spared in his subsequent attack.

Such brass invitations a chase, and never simply from the cryptic detective operating the convey. the recent Orleans of 1919 is a spot like no different, the place the corruption runs deep and the bourbon rolls gentle, and regulate of this urban is a prize just a idiot could quit. in accordance with a real tale, The Axeman brings to lifestyles a colourful, risky New Orleans choked with as a lot determined ambition as utter worry.

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Indd 17 ust to the north of 7/9/15 2:53 PM 18 RAY C E LE S TIN A few minutes after dawn, the convict was awoken by the jab of a nightstick in his guts. He was shadowed as he walked by the nightstick’s owner, an ominous man in a royal-­blue warden’s uniform, who stared at the prisoner with a slant in his eye. After traversing four courtyards and waiting four times for gateways in fences to be unlocked by the guards, they eventually arrived at the compound’s front gate. ” shouted the warden. A toothless streak of a man, with a shotgun slung over his shoulder, appeared in the doorway of a sentry hut and grinned at them.

Indd 29 7/9/15 2:53 PM 30 RAY C E LE S TIN she didn’t see why she should have to settle for a career at the bottom of the ladder, just because other people deemed her gender and the tint of her skin to be a hindrance. Lewis peered at her and nodded. “I’m free next week if you wanna go then,” he said. “Any daytime’s good. ” Ida stared at him and frowned. ” she asked. ” “Last year,” he said. “Armistice Day. ” Ida frowned at him, and he explained how the end of the war meant the nightclubs reopening and work for musicians becoming abundant once more.

Jesus, Luca. I came all this way,” said Riley, scampering along after him. “C’mon, you were always good copy,” he pleaded. “I was good copy when you were stitching me up,” said Luca. Riley grimaced and cast a look over Luca’s face. “I have to say, chum, you’re looking good,” Riley said. “Most folks age at twice the pace in Angola. ” “Go to hell,” said Luca, taking another drag on his cigarette. Luca hadn’t been expecting his return to New Orleans to be an easy experience. indd 20 7/9/15 2:53 PM The Axeman 21 treated one another with hostility and suspicion.

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